Category: Kerala High Court

Kerala govt moves SC against HC order increasing daily pilgrims to Sabarimala shrine

Source:- In its bid to control the spread of the new mutant strain of coronavirus, the Kerala government has moved the Supreme Court (SC) against the Kerala High Court’s (HC) order to increase the number of daily pilgrims at the Sabarimala temple to 5,000. “The state Chief Secretary had moved the apex court challenging the

Kerala minister Kadakampally Surendran’s wife entered nalambalam: Guruvayur Devaswom

Source:- KOCHI: The Guruvayur Devaswom Management Committee (GDMC) has admitted before the Kerala High Court that Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran’s wife and two others entered the nalambalam of the Guruvayur Temple. The darshan, on November 26, was performed complying strictly with the Covid protocol and by observing social distancing, GDMC said. T Breeja Kumari, administrator,

Kerala High Court raises cap on number of devotees allowed to enter Sabarimala to 5,000 per day

Source:- The Kerala High Court on Friday ordered that 5,000 pilgrims be allowed entry inside Sabarimala temple every day starting from December 20. (Sunil KP v. Travancore Devaswom Board and Ors. and connected petitions) The State Government had previously capped the daily number at 1,000. A Division Bench of Justices CT Ravikumar and K Haripal

LIFE Mission scam: CBI moves Kerala HC seeking to vacate interim stay on probe order

Source:- KOCHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday approached the Kerala High Court seeking to vacate the interim order staying the ongoing probe into the scam in LIFE Mission, the Kerala government’s housing project for the homeless. The Single Judge had earlier stayed for two months all further proceedings in the CBI probe

Cashew corp scam: Govt ignored evidence, CBI informs High Court

Source:- KOCHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday submitted before the Kerala High Court that the state government had not properly appreciated the evidence forwarded by it and ignored the gravity of the offence while declining sanction to prosecute INTUC state president R Chandrasekharan and former managing director of Kerala State Cashew Development

Kerala actor abduction case: Prosecution seeks more time to resume trial as it has moved SC

Source:- KOCHI: After the Kerala High Court dismissed the plea to transfer the trial court in the sensational actor abduction case involving actor Dileep, the prosecution on Wednesday sought more time to resume the trial saying it has approached the Supreme Court challenging the HC decision. The prosecution submitted this when the case was considered

Kerala high court asks activist Rehana Fathima to not use ‘gomatha’ as synonym for beef

Source:- Kerala High Court has barred activist Rehana Fathima from posting anything on the internet after a complaint was lodged against her for using “gomatha” to describe meat in one of her videos, saying the word could hurt the religious sentiments of Hindus who consider the cow as sacred, according to legal news website Bar

Nedumkandam custodial death: CBI tells Kerala HC victim was brutally tortured by police

Source:- KOCHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday submitted before the Kerala High Court that Rajkumar, who was taken in custody by the Nedumkandam police, Idukki, was brutally tortured at the police station. CBI is probing the alleged custodial torture of Rajkumar, who died in June 2019. The CBI made the submission when